Stop-and-Frisk Victims Submit Challenge to Court Ruling That Removed Judge from Lawsuit Against NYPD

By: Monday November 11, 2013 12:06 pm

A motion to reconsider a ruling in a lawsuit brought by victims of stop-and-frisk against the policy and practice carried out by the New York Police Department has been filed in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Federal judge Shira Scheindlin of the United States District Court of New York ruled on August 12 ruled [...]

The Liberal Outrage Toward Brown University Students Who Shut Down Lecture by NYPD Chief

By: Wednesday November 6, 2013 9:20 pm

The president of Brown University has announced the establishment of a committee to investigate what happened on October 29, when NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly faced protest at a speaking event. The university may even choose to hold certain individuals or organization responsible for violating the “Code of Student Conduct.” According to President Christina H. Paxson, [...]

CUNY Student Group: Six Students Violently Arrested Protesting Petraeus Await Charges

By: Wednesday September 18, 2013 9:06 am

(update below) Six student activists were violently arrested yesterday outside of a City University of New York (CUNY) Macaulay Honors College fundraiser featuring former CIA Director and Honors College adjunct professor David Petraeus. The activists have yet to receive charges, currently detained at the New York Police Department’s 20th Precinct. They await an arraignment hearing scheduled for “between 9:00 [...]

Occupy Marks Two-Year Anniversary as Richest 1% in America Continue to Get Richer

By: Tuesday September 17, 2013 11:22 am

Two years ago, a group of Americans in New York City sparked a movement that redefined protest and struggle. Around one hundred people took over a park near Wall Street to call attention to income inequality and economic injustice. Occupy Wall Street participants called themselves “occupiers.” They were a group fed up with what the [...]

Suspicionless Surveillance of Muslim Americans by NYPD Challenged by ACLU Lawsuit

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 11:59 am

A lawsuit against unlawful surveillance against Muslim communities by the New York Police Department (NYPD) was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New York Civil Liberties Union and Clear Project yesterday. It stems from many of the revelations that came out of the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting the Associated Press did last year on how [...]

Did an Undercover FBI Agent Entice Tunisian Student Linked to Canada Terror Plot to Commit Visa Fraud?

By: Friday May 10, 2013 11:02 am

The United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York, the New York field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Ray Kelly, the New York Police Department (NYPD) commissioner, have stopped another individual from committing an act of terrorism. So it seems. An FBI press release announced that charges against [...]

Former NYPD Head of Intelligence Analysis Uses Boston Bombing to Revive ‘Radicalization’ Report He Co-Authored

By: Monday April 29, 2013 3:12 pm

In the aftermath of the Boston bombing, US media organizations have been providing a platform to a former New York Police Department head of intelligence analyst and co-author of a heavily critiqued and rejected report on the radicalization of Muslims in the West. He has been on CNN and Fox News sharing his views and was also [...]

The Climate of Fear Created by the NYPD’s Pervasive Surveillance of Muslim Communities

By: Monday March 11, 2013 6:01 pm

The Associated Press earned a Pulitzer Prize last year for reporting on the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) secret surveillance program, which was mapping and monitoring the daily lives of Muslims living in and around New York City. Now, the Muslim-American Civil Liberties Coalition (MCLC), Creating Law Enforcement Accountability and Responsibility (CLEAR) and Asian American [...]

Judge Orders NYPD to Halt Unlawful ‘Stop and Frisks’

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 12:49 pm

A judge in New York has ruled the New York Police Department must cease to perform “trespass stops” outside certain buildings in the Bronx without reasonable suspicion of trespass. The judge has determined the practice of “stop and frisks” is inherently unlawful or unconstitutional and should not be employed without “reasonable suspicion of trespass.” Judge [...]

After Newtown Shooting, NYPD Considers Entrapment Schemes to Catch ‘Potential Deranged Gunmen’

By: Friday December 21, 2012 11:38 am

A New York Times report indicates that “top intelligence officials in the New York Police Department” met Thursday to discuss how to use the Internet to “identify potential ‘deranged’ gunmen before they strike.” NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly stated, “The techniques would include cyber-searches of language that mass-casualty shooters have used in e-mails and Internet [...]

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